Tag Archives: Tigard Events

Why Recreation Events are Supported by Community

I attended the annual 4th of July Celebration event at Tigard High School like hundreds of others this year. Yes the fireworks were the main feature and reason many showed up – but something else is going on community leaders need to pay attention too. City 4th of July Celebration – Awaiting Fire Works Display The place was literally abuzz with conversation and activities within each families picnic area on the football field. If I (more…)

City Recreation Return on Investment

Typically one thinks of City Recreation as offering a recreation center with swimming pool, events hall, fitness equipment, gym, indoor club and meeting rooms and a plethora of services and activities offered under one roof. Many Cities simply don’t have the financial means to offer such amenities. However when community leaders realize the economic return on indoor/outdoor events and activities – they support and strategically plan to grow them like any other core City service (more…)